Cummins Inc. Service Engineer - Technical Specialist in Columbus, Indiana

Service Engineer - Technical Specialist


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Our Components Business Unit delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you’ll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own your career. Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

Job Description:

  • Acts as technical liaison between the Cummins field service organization and the Engineering, Quality, & Manufacturing organizations to identify, define, and prioritize complex product issues and to implement solutions. Coaches and mentors less experienced service engineers.

  • Identify complex service issues, initiate problem solving, document cost and customer impact information to establish priority for corrective action.

  • Lead or manage failure analyses with Field Service, Warranty, and Engineering to communicate and define issues.

  • Partners with distributors, dealers and customers to support the investigation of complex escalated product issues, discuss solutions, and conduct training because of complexity, and longevity.

  • Support product development teams and problem solving teams via the installation of field test engines or components and the monitoring and reporting of reliability data.

  • Participates proactively during reviews to ensure the serviceability of new components and products including the monitoring of new product performance.

  • Creates initial publication and subsequent revision of service literature.

  • Ensures new information regarding technical solutions and service procedures is communicated to the service organization.

  • Coaches and mentors less experienced Service Engineers.



7 Step Product Problem Solving Process - Understands the process steps, the expectations for each step, and is able to use the 7-step process to solve a problem. Incorporates Fault Tree Analysis into the process. Has used on-the-job application of the 7-Step Product Problem Solving Process to specific problems.

Communication - Written And Verbal - Significant experience in written and verbal communication and should be capable of communicating effectively to all levels within and outside the company.

Data Gathering And Analysis - Capable of selecting and performing the required measurements in a safe manner to determine data quality and to apply predefined applications to raw data sets.

Field Investigation - Some demonstrated ability to conduct a field investigation including organizing the investigation with field organization and using service tools for diagnosis, analyzing data, and generating a field investigation report.

Hazard Analysis - Knowledge of hazard analysis and its relevance. Knows when hazard analysis should be applied and uses appropriately as part of work. Understands the underlying principles, techniques, and procedures. Leads Hazardous Analysis reviews.

Rapid Problem Solving - Consistent demonstrated use of the Rapid Problem solving process and databases. Can coach/train others on process and database. Can identify improvements to the problem solving processes and tools.

Warranty/Policy Support - Demonstrates knowledge of corporate warranty system and Marketing structure basics to support OEM's, Distributors, and end user customers to maintain excellent partnerships and relationships.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university or equivalent degree in Engineering or related technical field required.


Intermediate level of relevant work experience required

Candidate will support service engineering activities for Cummins Electronics and Fuel Systems group with a focus on fuel systems product. Candidate will report through the North America regional current product support team within components service organization.

Fuel systems experience and working knowledge is preferred for this position.

Building and maintaining a strong working relationship with EBU product improvement team and CFES engineering and quality teams will be required. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, leading failed parts analysis, data sharing to customers, service literature update, trouble shooting, PDF creation and PQC project support.


Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Commons Office Building

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Jun 5, 2017, 1:09:55 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 170002MN